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There are various different types and we can help you choose the right paper for the right job.

Below is a chart showing the difference between text weight papers and cover weight papers.

Paper-Chart

Bond Uncoated “plain” paper – free from impurities.Also referred to as “free sheet.”
Recycled Paper manufactured from the waste paper stream.All Micro Format recycled products contain a minimum of

 

100% recycled material including 40% post consumer waste

Post Consumer Waste Processed Paper that has been re-used in manufacturing new paper products
Carbonless Paper coated with special encapsulated chemicals that producea duplicate copy without the use of carbon paper
Thermal A paper coated with special chemicals that producean image when heat is applied
Symbol “#” “pound” – used to describe paper weight
Symbol “M” Meter – 1 meter=39.37 inches
Symbol “cb” Coated Back – Carbonless Paper (part 1)
Symbol “cfb” Coated Front and Back – Carbonless Paperinternal part in a multipul part form
Symbol “cf” Coated Front – Carbonless Paper (last part in set)